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Passion of Youth in Social Development

What can you do at age 16? The death of Filipino youth Kristel Tejada has created a phenomenon urging education policy makers to listen to a poverty stricken populace albeit at the expense of one’s own dear life.     … Continue reading

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Art, songs, poetry and flowers for Kristel Tejada

While in Koronadal City waiting for my bus to Gensan, there was a hullabaloo in the Yellow Bus Line station. I thought if it was news about some ambush or kidnapping, I had prepared myself for it but no, people were … Continue reading

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March 8 Women’s Day: Gabriela Pageant against Rape of Motherland

International Women’s Day commemoration in Manila took off in five-station performance as GABRIELA Philippines and Gabriela Women’s Partylist #54 led women from different sectors along with their children and Diego Silangs in marching to key sites to establish their grief … Continue reading

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VDay 2013: One Billion Rising Philippines

Alas, V-Day One Billion Rising came. It took a year of preparation in building up the big day: from the conception, coordination, community organizing and rehearsals through the collaboration of GABRIELA, Gabriela Women’s Partylist and New Voice Company with Monique … Continue reading

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Because Teddy Casiño’s Senate Run is People’s Run for Change

A key step to experiencing real democracy and freedom from poverty is for Filipinos to choose a government leader who speaks and acts sincerely for the 99%. At 07:00 hour today, people from different sectors joined MAKABAYAN candidate for senate … Continue reading

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Bonifacio Day is Family Day in Manila

Maghimagsik! The fight for freedom and national democracy is not over. Filipino families commemorated Andres Bonifacio Day (November 30) by fraternal union in the streets of Manila. Bonifamily Day as a national event was organized by sectoral formations of Bagong … Continue reading

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September 21 Anti-Martial Law Action: Call for Justice and Real Change

“Makibaka, Huwag Matakot!” Backdrop Design by Boy Dominguez. “Makibaka para sa Pambansang Demokrasya” Mural by KARATULA. Street Painting by UGATLAHI Artists Collective. Filipinos from different sectors trooped to Mendiola in asserting justice for human rights victims since Marcos dictatorship up to the … Continue reading

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Real SONA is in the Street (SONA 2012)

We had a long day today. As Pres. Benigno Aquino III a.ka. Noynoy / PeNoy delivered his third State of the Nation Address (SONA), people went out in the street to assert their demands: decent job, decent wage, health care, … Continue reading

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Independence Day 2012: Freedom from Golden Kuhol and Leech

Golden Kuhol was introduced in the Philippines and Asia to augment its food supply. Ironically, it became a major pest of rice. There was a time when Nueva Ecija province in the Philippines was a rice bowl in Asia yielding … Continue reading

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